People gathered in front of the Historic Courthouse in Monroe Monday for a rally to support the Confederate flag and monuments.
Bright and early Wednesday morning, Wesley Chapel Volunteer Fire Department’s newest substation on Hemby Road went out on its first emergency call.
A software company is questioning Union County’s justifications for no-bid purchase of a competing fire call reporting program.
At Then & Now Marketplace you can find old antiques as well as some newer contemporary items.
Central Academy's administrators are scrambling to replace their head football coach in the 11th hour. Phil Smith stepped down a couple weeks before practice started. Smith is taking the same position at Albemarle.
High school football coaches typically demand a year-round commitment from their athletes and squeeze every ounce of dedication they can out of their players. Unfortunately, the players don't always get a good return on their investment. Central Academy's football coach quit just weeks before practice after being on the job for 16 months. The players suffer when a coach abandons his position with such little time to regroup.
Austin Kendall is regarded as the best high school quarterback in the state of North Carolina by most accounts, and the Cuthbertson High rising senior has the numbers to back it up. What he wants now is a state championship for the Cavaliers. With a combination of size, speed and quickness on the perimeter, Kendall has an array of receivers at his disposal entering the 2015 season.
Marvin Ridge has a new football coach for the third year in a row, and Aubrey Carter says his team will line up with three, four and even wideouts in some situations. He has a receiver coveted by a long list of major colleges, and his left tackle also has major college offers, so Carter has talent to build around.
Beautiful, bountiful, basil is one of many herbs that is not only jam packed full of flavor, but also touts a list of medicinal properties that places this inexpensive, carefree annual at the top of the culinary ‘must have’ list.
A significant bill that affects the outdoor sports was signed into law on July 8th. Known as the Outdoor Heritage Act, the law provides for many changes in the states conservation and outdoor sports, including Sunday hunting.
Don’t let mosquitoes keep you from enjoying your garden and outdoor parties. Look for environmentally sound ways to manage these pests in your garden and landscape.
Jaws frightened the world back in 1975. The man-eating shark thriller quickly became the highest grossing film of all time selling over 128 million tickets at the time. It was enough to make people wonder whether it was safe to go in the water during that summer, and many summers afterwards.
Water is essential to all life. Through these hot days we are conscious to keep ourselves, our kids and our pets hydrated, but don’t forget about supplying ample water to your plants and wildlife. Proper watering of gardens, turf, and ornamental plants is important to the overall health of your landscape during this period of extreme heat stress.
Letters from Carlton Aldrich, S.L. Hayes, Dixon Hall and Herb Joyner
The core question in North Carolina politics is a simple one: how can state government build a foundation for sustained, broad-based economic growth?
2015 Union County property tax increase
Don’t decriminalize opossum abuse
Abuse of authority
When people want to get away from the daily grind, the old routine, workaday world-they tend to have a place they can go to escape. A place where they are just plain happy to be. For me, that place is Belmont Abbey.
Seventh Day Adventist last week presented a recreation of the last days of Jesus Christ.